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Monday, July 22, 2019

“Community: Basic Intergluteal Numismatics” Review

Ever since “Community” pulled out a mafia episode and a paintball episode at the end of season one, the show has been praised for its “high concept” episodes — ideas that can be easily...

Community: “Repilot” and “Introduction to Teaching” Review

If you watch “Community,” you probably know about the largely negative reaction to season four, written without the show’s creator, Dan Harmon. After the negative reaction, Harmon is back for season five with a...

“Community: Cooperative Polygraphy” Review

Thankfully, “Cooperative Polygraphy” addressed a few of the concerns I’ve had with this season of “Community” so far, namely the splitting of the group and the lack of emotional connection. This episode was a...

“The Flash: Welcome to Earth-2”

“The Flash” absolutely brought its A-game once again in this week’s episode “Welcome to Earth-2.” All season long, “The Flash” has played with the concept of the multiverse, a system of parallel universes where...

“Community: GI Jeff” Review

Going into “G.I. Jeff” this week, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. Pictures had been circling the Internet of the characters in their G.I. Joe forms, but that didn’t mean much to me....

“Russian Doll” is an exclusive invitation to the world’s longest birthday party

Describing Netflix’s new series, “Russian Doll” as simply “good” would be doing it a huge disservice. Set in New York City, the series begins with software engineer, Nadia Vulvokov, staring at her reflection in...

“13 Reasons Why” is a gripping, unfiltered high school tale

Silence can be a powerful act. Perhaps fear resonates through your whole body as you struggle to find the right emotion to react to a specific event, so you stay silent. Or maybe you...

“Orphan Black: Governed As It Were By Chance” Review

Unsurprisingly, “Governed As It Were By Chance” picks up right where the last episode left off — with Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) and Dyad lackey Daniel (Matthew Bennett) in a car crash. What is surprising,...

The Flash: “The man who saved Central city”

Audiences got their first look at a modern, live adaptation of DC Comics’ own scarlet speedster last year with CW’s “The Flash.” With superheroes dominating movie screens in recent years from both Marvel and...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Jake and Sophia” Review

This week’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” reminded me why in spite of my recent misgivings over the show’s seeming lack of interest in character development I ultimately trust these writers. “Jake and Sophia” could have been...